IUN invites high school students to explore career paths in virtual academic fair | Latest Headlines

Jessica Wong


The Arts & Sciences building on the Indiana University Northwest campus in Gary. 




GARY — Indiana University Northwest is inviting high school students to learn about popular degree programs in an upcoming Virtual Academic Fair.

The fair — from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday — is open to all high school students and their families, according to an IUN news release.

The program will allow students to explore dozens of career paths the more than 70 degree programs offered at IU Northwest.

University professors and academic advisors will discuss in-demand career opportunities, salary

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SNSB Spotlight: Devin White’s journey to NFL greatness

Jessica Wong

SPRINGHILL, La. (KMSS/KTAL) – Lets take you to Springhill, Louisiana. The year is 2015, and one local high school athlete is taking the area by storm.

Devin White’s journey to NFL greatness started at North Webster High School. White’s combination of size (6’1, 258 lbs) and speed (4.49 40 yard-dash) helped him dominate, rushing for over 5,000 yards and 81 touchdowns.

Suiting up at running back for the North Webster Knights, he rushed for over 5,000 career yards and scored 81 touchdowns. By his senior season, every major college football program in the country came calling for the kid from

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Global coronavirus report: Mexico’s president tests positive; Joe Biden to reinstate travel bans | Coronavirus

Jessica Wong

Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrado – who has long been accused of complacency in his approach to the pandemic – has tested positive for Covid-19 and is undergoing treatment with mild symptoms, according to his Twitter account.

As the United States prepared to reinforce travel restrictions from a host of other countries on Sunday night, López Obrador tweeted: “I regret to inform you that I am infected with Covid-19. The symptoms are mild but I am already under medical treatment. As always, I am optimistic. We will all move forward.”

The 67-year-old has rarely been seen wearing a mask

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Former Journey’s End residents win settlement from insurance company

Jessica Wong

Inger Simonsen didn’t have a car when she was living in Santa Rosa’s Journey’s End mobile home park in October 2017. The night of the Tubbs fire, she had to be roused by her son and daughter-in-law, who lived a half a block away in the park. They picked her up and followed the “river of cars” to the safety of San Francisco.

The trio watched on television as the wind-whipped wildfire advanced through northern Santa Rosa, bearing down on Kaiser Permanente’s hospital complex. On its north side was Journey’s End, at 3575 Mendocino Avenue. There, in the early hours

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South China Sea’s Paracel Islands tourism is about more than travel

Jessica Wong

(CNN) — They’re known for clear aquamarine waters, stretches of soft beaches … and political intrigue.

Welcome to the Paracel Islands.

After an 11-month suspension due to the pandemic, China‘s cruise ships have set sail again. And, with the Covid-19 outbreak largely under control, the first cruises to resume operations in the country are going to one of the world’s most hotly disputed areas.
Two Chinese cruise ships have been back in service since December 9, running from Sanya, a port city in southern Hainan province, to the Paracel Islands — which the Chinese call Xisha — an
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